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The 2014 Florida Statutes

Title XL
REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
Chapter 697
INSTRUMENTS DEEMED MORTGAGES AND THE NATURE OF A MORTGAGE
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F.S. 697.02
697.02 Nature of a mortgage.A mortgage shall be held to be a specific lien on the property therein described, and not a conveyance of the legal title or of the right of possession.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 525, 1853; RS 1982; GS 2495; RGS 3837; CGL 5725.